Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

Amazon wants to be inside your home, not just dropping off packages at your door.

Spotlighting its rising ambitions in Internet-connected home devices, Amazon has obtained the start-up of wireless security camera Blink. The companies announced the deal on Friday. Not to mention that they can come cheaper than even Amazon's own Cloud Cam, ranging from $99 to $129.

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The security Camera's of Blink was first introduced back in 2016, and is well known for their ease of set-up and no requirement of a plug because they can well operate on batteries. A three-camera set costs $229 on Amazon. Since launching in early 2016, we've been thrilled by your response to our ultra-affordable, truly wire-free video home security cameras and monitoring systems. "We're excited to welcome their team and invent together on behalf of customers".

Amazon thrush into connected home devices that began in 2014 with its device "Echo", the smart speaker those banks on voice recognition for answering questions and to perform things like ordering Uber rides. It has Fire TV for streaming content on television, which competes with Google Chromecast and Apple TV.

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Blink says it'll continue to support its products and customers and that nothing will be changing right now, but it remains to be seen whether or not this continues a year or two down the road.

Blink, for its part, said in a statement on its site that nothing is changing about the company's day-to-day operations, although it's likely that state of affairs won't last much longer.

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A future goal for Amazon is to inspire more people to become Amazon-loyal customers with Amazon-filled households.

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